Binod Subedi

The contributor for Republica.

Two die, 29 injured in bus-van collision in Morang

Published On: July 18, 2019 03:02 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, July 18: Two persons died and 29 injured when a bus and van collided head-on along the East-West Highway at Sanischare in Morang on Thursday.

Govt will host IIFA awards under any circumstances, says Minister Dhakal

Published On: July 5, 2019 02:48 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, July 5: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal on Friday afternoon has said that the government will host IIFA awards in Kathmandu despite widespread public outcry.

‘After Kathmandu, students prefer to study in Biratnagar’

Published On: July 4, 2019 07:00 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, July 4: Until five years ago, Biratnagar was one of the cities in the country from where thousands of students would come to Kathmandu and other destinations for better quality education after getting through the secondary level.

Four suffocate to death in septic tank

Published On: June 30, 2019 07:25 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, June 30: Four people died on Saturday due to suffocation inside an under-construction septic tank of a mosque at Sunbarshi-9 in Morang district, said police.

Republic government fails to impress people even after 11 years

Published On: May 29, 2019 12:13 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, May 29: Even 11 years after the end of the centuries-old monarchy and establishment of a federal republic order in Nepal, the people in the country seem unsatisfied with the growth and progress made.

NRB governor sees economy growing by 7% this fiscal year

Published On: April 18, 2019 08:47 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, April 18: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Chiranjibi Nepal has said that the economy will grow by more than 7 percent this fiscal year.

Ex-king's vehicle hits motorcycle, one dead

Published On: April 11, 2019 12:39 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, April 11: A person was killed while another injured after a vehicle (Ba 3 Cha 7962) after a car used by former king Gyanendra Shah hit a motorcycle (Ko 15 Pa 9978) at Itahari-8 yesterday night.

Thousands affected at Koshi Zonal Hospital

Published On: April 11, 2019 08:03 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, April 11: Doctors unhappy with their adjustment, or appointment at health institutions in the provinces and local units have been protesting all over the country for the past three days as of Wednesday. Biratnagar’s Koshi Zonal Hospital, has also halted its Out Patient Department (OPD) services, which was partially open till Tuesday, in accordance with the ongoing protests by the government doctors.

Professors demand action against bribe-accused PU dean

Published On: February 26, 2019 05:20 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 25: Professors of Purbanchal University (PU) have demanded the concerned authorities to book the university's dean Shubha Narayan Pathak for his involvement in a bribery case involving former CIAA commissioner Raj Narayan Pathak, who happens to be his brother.

Tipper kills one more person in Biratnagar

Published On: February 11, 2019 06:15 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 11: It had not even been a month since a tipper crushed eleven-year-old Laxmi Dhakal of Sundar Haraicha to death, and another youth of Biratnagar died the same death on Sunday.

Tipper-trucks threaten commuters and pedestrians

Published On: January 30, 2019 08:53 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 30: Laxmi Dhakal, 11, of Sundar Haraincha-9 lost her life on Monday after being crushed by a tipper-truck (Na 3 Kha 3355) heading toward Biratnagar from Biratchowk. Three months ago, thirty-five-year old Gita Katuwal of Rautamai Municipality-2 of Udayapur died after a tipper-truck hit her scooter in Sundar Haraincha. She died on the way to hospital.

Curfew in Morang localities after tipper-truck kills child

Published On: January 28, 2019 02:18 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 29: Following the death of a girl who was mowed down by a tipper-truck at Sundar Haraincha-9 of Morang district on Monday morning, the District Administration Office imposed a curfew from 11 am to contain surging protests and agitations by the locals. The curfew was lifted at 8 pm.

Relatives torch trucks after 11-year-old killed in Biratnagar

Published On: January 28, 2019 12:02 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 28: Relatives of 11-year-old Laxmi Dhakal have torched 10 trucks after she was killed on the spot by a speeding truck, Na 3 Kha 3355 while crossing the road. The truck was heading to Biratnagar from Biratchaur when it hit Dhakal at Sishau Ghari-9.

Morang businesspeople protest rising lending rates

Published On: January 27, 2019 09:28 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 27: Entrepreneurs in the eastern region of the country have announced protest programs against the concerned bodies for excessive interest rates.

Koirala trio commit to remain united for party legacy

Published On: November 18, 2018 05:55 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

MORANG, Nov 18: Three key Nepali Congress members from Koirala family have committed to remain united to protect the family legacy in the party.

Biratnagar town connected with Indian railway network

Published On: November 5, 2018 08:23 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 5: Locals in Budhangar, a town near the Nepal – India border, were excited since early morning on Sunday. The much-awaited Bathnaha - Katahari railway service was expected to kick off on the day. Though a train engine was to reach the town on a test drive, locals were overjoyed when they reached the Budhanagar railway station, some of them were carrying flowers and garlands in hand.

Human right activist Pyakurel appointed as Province-1 planning commission vice-chair

Published On: October 31, 2018 04:15 PM NPT By: Binod Subedi

MORANG, Oct 31: The province 1 government has appointed human rights activist and chairperson of human right organization INSEC, Subodh Raj Pyakurel as Vice-Chairman of the provincial planning commission.

Detainees escape police cell through ventilation

Published On: October 27, 2018 07:25 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 27: Two persons kept under judicial custody at the Area Police Office, Rani, in connection with a murder investigation, escaped by breaking the ventilation window of the cell on Thursday.

Province 1 CM proposes to decentralize provincial capital

Published On: September 30, 2018 06:27 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 30: Province 1 Chief Minister (CM) Sherdhan Rai has initiated discussions to seek support for his proposal to decentralize the provincial capital by scattering ministries in various districts of the province.

Lack of strict laws encouraging illegal extraction from rivers

Published On: September 6, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: Binod Subedi

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 6: On Tuesday, five tractors were seized for illegally extracting and supplying construction materials from the Gachiya River.